TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Yankees fan Matt Kowalski made the short trip to Arm & Hammer Park, hoping to catch one more look at Alex Rodriguez.
Kowalski got to see what he wanted — Rodriguez homered Friday night for the Trenton Thunder, and many in the sellout crowd cheered as the embattled New York star rounded the bases.
“I live 20 minutes away, and it could be the last chance to see him play,” said Kowalski, of Mount Laurel. “It’s kind of hard to not come out. I’m afraid something’s pending. That’s the rumor, at least.”
Major League Baseball is set to suspend 14 players on Monday in the Biogenesis drug case, with Rodriguez likely to get the stiffest penalty. The 38-year-old third baseman hasn’t played in the majors this season while recovering from hip surgery and a strained quadriceps.